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Yomiuri Giants: March 19, 2012

by on Mar.19, 2012 @ 11:56 pm, under NPB

Dicky Gonzalez took part in full-squad workouts at Giants Stadium today.  He is scheduled to start Tuesday's exhibition game against the Yakult Swallows.

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Tatsunori Hara worked with the struggling Hisayoshi Chono at Giants Stadium today.  He also spent some time with Hayato Sakamoto.

Chono: 7-for-34 (.167/.182/.262) in eleven exhibition games
Sakamoto: 7-for-42 (.206/.308/.206) in twelve exhibition games

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Yasunari Takagi's mother died of liver cancer this afternoon.  She was fifty-seven.

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Sponichi is reporting that Kentaro Nishimura will start the season as the team closer until Yuya Kubo is fully ready to take over.

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The Giants announced that Giants Academy will hold a baseball clinic on May 6 for kids between five and six years old.